MLN Connects® Provider eNews: June 11, 2015

The following is the latest edition of MLN Connects® Provider eNews.  To view the web version of this information and the detailed material pertaining to each news item, please follow CMS Web Link.

MLN Connects® National Provider Calls

  • National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care and QAPI – Last Chance to Register
  • Hospice Quality and Hospice Item Set Manual V1.02 – Last Chance to Register
  • ICD-10: Preparing for Implementation and New ICD-10-PCS Section X – Last Chance to Register
  • ESRD QIP: Reviewing Your Facility’s PY 2016 Performance Data – Register Now
  • ESRD QIP: Proposed Rule for Payment Year 2019 – Register Now

CMS Events

  • Medicare Learning Network® Webinar: Medicare Basics for New Providers Part Two: Billing, Reimbursement, and Appeals
  • PERM Cycle 1 Provider Education Sessions

Announcements

  • Updated Results for ICD-10 End-to-End Testing Week in April
  • Recognizing Men’s Health Month and Men’s Health Week
  • CMS Finalizes Rules for Medicare Shared Savings Program
  • Comprehensive Prevention Program Effectively Reduces Falls among Older People
  • EHR Incentive Programs: Comments on Meaningful Use Proposed Rule Due June 15
  • 2015 PQRS GPRO: 2 Weeks Left to Register by June 30 Deadline
  • EHR Incentive Program: Deadline for Eligible Professionals Hardship Exception is July 1
  • ICD-10 Resources for Medicare Providers

Claims, Pricers, and Codes

  • 2016 ICD-10-CM Files, ICD-10-PCS Files, and GEMs Available
  • FY 2015 Inpatient PPS PC Pricer Update Available

Medicare Learning Network® Educational Products

  • “Information and Resources for Submitting Correct ICD-10 Codes to Medicare” MLN Matters® Article – Released
  • “Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Hospital Program Volume Requirements” MLN Matters® Special Edition Article – Released
  • “Revised and Clarified Place of Service (POS) Coding Instructions” Podcast – Released
  • “Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition (ICD-10) Testing Approach” MLN Matters® Article – Revised
  • “Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Billing Reference” Fact Sheet – Reminder
  • Medicare Learning Network Product® Available In Electronic Publication Format
  • Subscribe to the Medicare Learning Network® Educational Products and MLN Matters® Electronic Mailing Lists

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